What is RTM?

Remote Therapeutic Monitoring is the collection and analysis of patients’ non-physiological data like therapy/medication adherence, pain level scoring, medication side effects, cognitive behavioral questionnaire monitoring, etc. Clinicians will have a more holistic view of their patients’ health. Subjective Health Measures rather than the objective physiologic data captured with remote patient monitoring.

Physicians cannot order remote therapeutic monitoring and “supervise” other clinical staff to conduct services.  RTM must be billed under the provider providing the professional services.  Primary RTM billers will include physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physician assistants, clinical social workers, psychologists, etc.

Although remote therapeutic monitoring details are still limited, the Dignio Solution intends to add RTM management and billing to our platform so stay tuned for more details.